brooklyn. i had to tell them i cannot come in to work. >> reporter: in boston, school is closed today. >> we opened several community centers for kids to go to and parent, if they want, free of dharnlg. >> reporter: over 5,000 flights were canceled at the height of the storm. this monster blizzard, that brought some of the highest accumulations ever is blamed for at least 15 deaths in the northeast and canada. the governor of massachusetts says it could have been so much worse. >> considering the severity, the amount of wind, is amount of know, we got through this well. >> reporter: some roofs, already filled with snow, may not be able to withstand the extra weight. tahman bradley, abc news. let's take a look another today's forecast. the rain that tahman mentioned stretches all the way to the carolinas. freezing rain in new england.